Scapulohumeral periarthritis is also called “frozen shoulder” “fifty-year-old shoulder”. The main character of Scapulohumeral periarthritis are:
1. Pain of the shoulder: that is pain with tremble at beginning, which caused by change of climate and overtiredness, gradually, it turn into continuous pain that serious on night while slight on day time, you can not lie on the side because the should is painful.
2. Disturbance of activity of shoulder joint: initiative and passive activity of shoulder joint are limited when the shoulder is movement, especially, when it stretch out. The elbow could not stretch out at level of should during seriousness, muscular atrophy after long course of it, prominence of acromial boneui, and elevation movement of upper should and back body inflexible. The disease often occurs in people around 50 years of age, especially in women and manual workers.
Acupoints for Scapulohumeral periarthritis
Quepen: On the upper vortices of clavicula.
Yunmen, Zhongfu, Zusanli, Tiaokou, Jianjing, Tianzong, Quchi, Waiguan, Hegu, Fengchi, Yamen, Dazhui,
Jianliao: In the depression inferior and posterior to the acromion when the arm is abducted.
Jianzhen: Posterior and inferior to the shoulder joint, 1 cun above the posterior end of tile axillary fold with the arm adducted.
Naohui: On the posteroinferior border of the deltoid muscle.
Binao: At lower edge of deltoid muscle.